November 13, 2023

Board Digest

November 13, 2023


Following each board of education meeting, the Director of Communications recaps the board meeting in the Board Digest. To view the full agenda, click here.

Learning Without Limits

National Merit Semifinalists
National Merit Scholar Semifinalists
Each year, the National Merit Scholarship Program recognizes and celebrates the academic achievements of exceptional high school students across the United States. Seaman High School was proud to announce Gavin Dutton, Kate Eckert, and Rosalie Schneider as 2024 National Merit Scholar Semifinalists. Becoming a National Merit Scholar Semifinalist is a testament to these students' dedication, intelligence, and potential for a promising future.

5A State Volleyball Champions
5A Volleyball State Champions
The board recognized Seaman High School Volleyball coaches and team on their 2023 5A State Championship. The team went undefeated in the state tournament and became the first volleyball team in Seaman High School history to win the state title. 

Superintendent Remarks

Mr. Willson took a moment to speak on organizational health. "I always think of organizational health as the soil in which we grow all of our programs, initiatives, and everything we do to help kids learn and grow and be better." He talked about how organizational health sets the foundation for our work and our success. 

Brad Willson
Brad Willson

President Remarks

Michelle highlighted end of semester activities. She also talked about the 107th KASB Conference in Wichita. "It was a time for learning and collaborating with other leaders across Kansas." Board Member Frank Henderson was recognized at the conference for his dedication to the Kansas Association of School Boards. "It was really awesome and it's something the Seaman community should be and is very proud to have Frank be a part of us."

Michelle Caudill
Michelle Caudill

Board of Education Consent Agenda

The consent agenda contains items packaged into one agenda item. They are often routine and garner very little discussion. A full list of consent items can be found by visiting the BoardDocs website 

Discussion Items 

Action Item

  • Enrollment Policies - APPROVED
  • School Board Member Handbook - APPROVED
  • Legislative Position: One United Voice - APPROVED

Next 345 Board of Education Meeting

The next regularly scheduled board meeting will take place on December 11. It is scheduled to start at 6:00 pm.

Regular board meetings are scheduled on the second Monday of each month at 6:00 pm, with the exception of February, March, and April, which will be held on the third Monday. Regular meetings may be adjourned to another time and place when necessary. Special meetings may also be scheduled on an as-needed basis. 

Regular meetings typically take place at the Seaman Education Center. When meeting locations change, notice is sent out to the public and made available online. Board agendas go live on the Friday afternoon prior to the regular board meeting. 

All regular meetings are streamed live and available on the district's YouTube Channel. A recap of the meeting is also made available through the Board Digest

Both in-person and digital public comment are accepted at regular board meetings. The public comment agenda item may be found in the meeting agenda

Remaining regular meetings for the 2023-24 school year:

December 11, 2023
January 8, 2024
February 19, 2024
March 18, 2024
April 15, 2024
May 13, 2024
June 10, 2024
July 8, 2024

Board of Education Agenda

To review previous board of education agendas, click here.

How Can I Watch a Previous Board of Education Meeting?

The video from the meeting will be available by the Tuesday at noon following the meeting. The video can be viewed by clicking here.


Seaman School District USD #345
901 NW Lyman Rd | Topeka, KS 66608